NWC Defensive Student-Athlete of the Week for Oct. 22-28
Hyland racked up three sacks and six total tackles as Linfield handcuffed the nation's second-best offense (in terms of yards per game) to just 108 yards and 10 points in a key NWC matchup. The third-ranked Wildcats downed Willamette 45-10, and stand just one win away from securing their fourth straight conference title. Hyland finished with six tackles, including five solo stops, and his three sacks resulted in a loss of 22 yards.
Bryan Mills (Pacific (Ore.), Jr. – Imbler, Ore./Imbler)
Sean McFadden (Pacific Lutheran, Jr. – Honolulu, Hawaii/Punahou)
Ben Lyons (Willamette, Sr. – Anchorage, Alaska/South Anchorage)
Connor Savage (Puget Sound, So. – Bothell, Wash./Inglemoor)